Building A New House
Underground power pit
Kindly advise where and how to apply for underground power pit to have a bit os savings
Would appreciate if anyone has any input on this.
I want to subdivide an old block in Sydney South West and that would obviously require full service…
tell your husband i think it's an excellent idea and so much friendlier than a big open space but why does it need any doors at the ends of the hutch?..it could be floor…
Reverse brick veneer - thermal mass
... correction, ideally, it should be walls opposite to the northern windows, not the northern walls themselves
I wouldn't be doing well against western walls as in…
Light plan feedback
The main issue i would foresee with this is ensuring that the 1 batten installed by the builder will symetrically work once the other 3 are installed.
Sometimes this is…
I think we have all gone a little off track. The original title is "overshadowing", but the neighbor is not complaining about the shadowing, she's complaining about loss…
Here is the guide. Looks like we need a Land Surveyor! Handy, there is one over our back fence (Geelong Land Surveyors), I have emailed him with my information for a…
House Design Advice
Thank you very much for that, much appreciated. I can extend the bathroom space to the end of the dark grey part in front of Bedroom 4 if needed.
However i wanted a…
Another Fence Dispute
While having the sleepers benefit you, it would mean the fence will be much higher on their side, probably blocking natural light etc...you always need to consider both…
Thank you! That's a great website
I've inserted my colours
Don't have the full plans drawn up yet but added some labels and sizes to the sketch we're working from.
Which floor plan, first home buyer
Agree, you really must have your living areas facing north. The home will be more comfortable, lighter & your bills for heating & cooling will be lower.
Knock down and new build
in our windowless ensuite the Solar Skylight feels like the electric ceiling light is on all day on average sunny days but the brightness dims when it's overcast outside…
Home theatre and Bar 🍺🍻
Whaaat? If anything everyone NEEDS a 15m theatre. haha. Looking forward to the final outcome. Velvet curtains definitely adds to the luxe feeling.
We haven’t started or have D/A yet. How is H&H going with your builds through covid?
Going against Hampton style house/ kitchen
I like the Hampton style but around here on the Northern Beaches, I have seen so many of them that I am sick of the all too often look of them. Some people will tell me…
Doing floor tiles post handover
Might want to confirm with your bank if you are borrowing too. I was tempted to do this, but the bank wouldn't approve a house that wasn't fit for occupancy, they said…
We are proud to announce that Grayson's has now launched a new location in Cheltenham. From here we are readily available to service your beach-side developments all the…
Builder withholding compliance certificate
In Victoria occupancy certificate is a pre condition for final payment, also builder is not entitled to be paid for any variations that owner has not counter signed. This…
Gemini Silver - Taubmans
Wondering if any one has used Gemini Silver as an external render colour?
We have selected this but want to ensure it’s a white/grey.
Who is building with Bevnol homes?
I have them quoting my 30sq custom plan for building in Casey area. So far they rank 3rd in 5 builders I have compared. Keen to know how you went with them
Building with Plantation Homes, Rochedale
Hi, how is your build going? We are considering a Plantation design so interested to know how you have found them through the admin stage and which floor plan you chose?
Aug 20, 2020 4:48 pm
Hi mate ,
We haven’t been advised about any delayed progress . But definitely there must be a delay .As we are in frame stage yet ,may be it’s not affected yet . Our…
Build mistake - advice needed
Thanks for that~~ Yes we definitely realised that we need to re-check again and again. I guess we trusted them a bit too much. Can't believe we are all paying these…
Aug 19, 2020 12:06 pm
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Brighton Homes QLD
Hey guys who is the lighting supplier Brighton uses. I’ve got there “Refreshing Real The 2020 Studio Collection” display home book and love the kitchen overhead…
Choosing a HomeBuilder
I am currently a first home builder with a land in Belmont. I am looking at HomeGroup WA but have seen some negative things about them, along with some good stuff.…
Sahara 40 PCI Stage
Ohh my God it sound scary, we don't want any drama after handoverMake sure u bring it up before handover.
Similar to the size yard we are going to end up with after we build (about 11 deep by 12.5 wide).
In the suburb we're building this would be considered way above…
About facade choice
end up with Lodge facade, the Provincial is good but over our budget, which require render if using brick.
Anyone here use dons tiles in smeaton grange/narellan? Just wondering how decent their range is. Thanks
ANYONE KNOW WHAT TYPE OF BRICK THIS IS?
They look like they are a mix of recycled browns and reds. We’ve used recycled browns, but we had three options, recycled browns, recycled reds or mixed. They pretty…
Small gap between brick post and wall.
After amending our house layout.. we’ve totally overlooked that one of the front brick piers will leave 13cm gap between the post and the exterior wall of the front…
Aug 16, 2020 2:40 pm
Building The Julia from Allcastle Home
im just looking for reviews, feedback, tips and advices from this awesome community.
we just accepted a tender from Allcastle for The Julia. i would like to…
Main brick is cream which we are planning to render after handover and front is feature brick which is zinc cat 8.
First reason our garage door is surfmist Metallica…